The Federal Government, on Monday, said the ongoing evacuation of Nigerians from abroad as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic would end on Saturday, August 22, 2020. The Chairman, Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this during a press briefing in Abuja. Mustapha, who is also the Secretary […]

The Supreme Council for Shari’ah in Nigeria has asked the Kano state government to execute 22-year-old singer Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, who was found guilty of blasphemy a few weeks ago. The council in a statement released by its secretary Nafi’u Baba-Ahmad, berated those asking for the convict to be pardoned. It […]

Members of the Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, on Tuesday, commenced a seven-day warning strike over poor provision of personal protective equipment, PPE, and 17 other grievances. This is just as they complained that 18 nurses and seven supportive staff in the hospital have tested […]

An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos on Tuesday sentenced a 30-year-old teacher, Thomas Joshua, to 28 months imprisonment for stealing N28,000. The Judge, Malam Lawal Suleiman, sentenced Joshua after he pleaded guilty to breach of trust and theft. Delivering judgment on the first count of theft, […]

Oyo State Government on Tuesday announced a shift in the date for the Common Entrance examination into its Schools of Science from August 19 to September 1. The Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Olasunkanmi Olaleye, said in a statement that the shift was due to a clash of the […]

Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, of Lagos State Police Command have arrested three Benue State gunmakers, who allegedly supply weapons to robbery gangs and cultists in the state. The suspects— Shapraku Umade, 19; Moses Anzuur, 19 and James Tsebee, 20— were arrested in a hotel in Lekki area […]

Former Big Brother Naija Lockdown season star, Tochi claims he will always choose Nengi as his friend and roommate should he be given the chance to go back into the house. According to him, people misjudge Nengi because they have no or little knowledge about her and the wonderful abilities […]